Shay

Question: Maybe I'm missing something, but why is it such a big deal that Trinity and Morpheus have to take the freeway when they're trying to escape with the Keymaker? Link reminds them that it's never been done, suggesting it's an incredibly risky manoeuvre, but why is this?

Shay

Chosen answer: Well, when they're on the freeway everybody in the cars are potential agents...the reason it's so dangerous (as opposed to, say, going by foot) is that agents in large vehicles are obviously more dangerous than agents on foot. The agents fear nothing, which is shown when the two agents in the lorries collide with each other. There are also fewer avenues of escape.

Sam Johnson

12th Nov 2004

Die Another Day (2002)

Question: What's the significance, if any, of Miranda Frost being stabbed through "The Art Of War"?

Shay

Chosen answer: Frost is proud of her martial skills and Sun Tzu's Art of War is considered to be one of the classic texts on warfare, but that's about as far as it goes.

Tailkinker Premium member

14th Jun 2004

Angel (1999)

Show generally

Question: In the UK at the moment (June 2004) Sky 1 are running a series of ads for their "Best of Angel" vote - does anyone know what that song playing in the background is?

Shay

Chosen answer: "Vampire Love" by Ash from their new album "Meltdown".

22nd Apr 2004

Donnie Darko (2001)

Question: After Donnie has gone back to the start of the loop, he lets himself be hit by the jet engine, presumably to save Gretchen, Frank and everyone else whose life he screwed up in the alternate future. What I don't understand is, since he knows what's going to happen and can see the path (literally) in front of him, why doesn't he try to change it? If he knew what was coming he could save Gretchen without dying himself.

Shay

Chosen answer: There are a couple reasons. One, the whole timeloop where Gretchen dies is the result of him surviving the jet engine incident. If he were to survive it, everything will happen again including Gretchen's death. He gave himself up for her. The other reason could be, that he is happy and not sure if it is a dream, so he just lets it happen (this is said in the commentary).

XIII

10th Apr 2004

Urban Legend (1998)

Question: When Reese finds Sasha's body, you can hear Sasha's voice saying something over and over again, as if on a loop. Does anyone know a) what she's saying and b) what's causing it?

Shay

Chosen answer: She is saying "I'm not stuck, he is!" which was what the caller was saying when she was disconnected.

3rd Mar 2004

Identity (2003)

Question: When Michael has his flashbacks at the end, shots include a woman being attacked at a payphone and someone being held down on a bed and stabbed. Did I miss these scenes in the movie?

Shay

Chosen answer: First, if you are referring to the big, bald guy who is the host of the personalities, his name is Malcolm. Second, the murders you are referring to are the real murders he committed which he is on trial for.

T Poston

16th Feb 2004

Nip/Tuck (2003)

Nanette Babcock - S1-E3

Question: What is the song playing at the end as Matt cries alone in his room and Nanette shoots herself?

Shay

Chosen answer: "So Damn Beautiful" by Polaroid.

16th Feb 2004

Dead Like Me (2003)

Reaping Havoc - S1-E5

Question: What is the song playing over the end of "Reaping Havoc", after Betty has thrown herself into the void? It plays at several other times this season, but this is the first and longest playing of it.

Shay

Chosen answer: The Song is Callled "Boom Boom Ba" and is by the band Metisse. it plays at certain points during the series. Mainly when George is looking over Reggie or in Reaping Havoc where it plays whilst shes showing her scrapbook "Mysterious and Reassuring" which is what she thought Betty was.

8th Dec 2003

Angel (1999)

Five By Five - S1-E18

Question: What is that song playing as Faith starts the club brawl in '5 by 5'? I'm pretty sure its by the Murderdolls, but what's the song called?

Shay

Chosen answer: The 'Angel: The Casefiles' book only identifies one track in this episode - 'Living Dead Girl' by Rob Zombie.

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